Concerned about an adult?

01454 868007 ‐ Monday to Friday 9am ‐ 5pm

01454 615165 ‐ Out of hours and at weekends

In an emergency please ring 999

Concerned about a child?

01454 866000 ‐ Monday to Thursday 9am ‐ 5pm

01454 866000 ‐ Friday 9am ‐ 4.30pm

01454 615165 ‐ Out of hours and at weekends

In an emergency please ring 999

Training and events

Staff from all agencies can book on courses by using South Gloucestershire Council’s self-serve Learning & Development website:

South Gloucestershire Learning and Development Services

During the Covid-19 period no face to face training is happening.  In this interim period have a look at this Safeguarding Adults Basics Media clip – watch here

Training Brochure

Available training

  • Raising Safeguarding Concerns
  • Safeguarding Adults Awareness for Community Groups
  • Effective Multi Agency Working in Adult Safeguarding
  • Recognising and Responding to Organisational Abuse and Neglect
  • Hoarding and Self-Neglect
  • Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery – Awareness
  • Part One: Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control (adults and children’s workforce)
  • Part Two: Working With Those Who Are, Or May Be Experiencing Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control – (Adults workforce)
  • Part Three: Understanding and Responding to Perpetrators of domestic abuse (adults and children’s workforce)
  • Undertaking Safeguarding (Adults) Enquiries
  • Exploitation of Adults – *Coming in early 2021*

More details can be found on the Learning and Development website.

  • Mental Capacity Act essentials: care & support staff
  • 4-module training programme for practitioners & managers:
  1. MCA essentials
  2. complex best interest decisions
  3. deprivation and detainment
  4. planning ahead

More details can be found on the Learning and Development website.

Single-agency training

Agencies and work-setting can buy in safeguarding children or safeguarding adults training specifically for their own staff group, using a trainer that is approved by the relevant Safeguarding Board. Enquiries about this option can be sent to: hrworkforcedevelopment@southglos.gov.uk

Charges

There are charges for accessing all of the above courses and e-learning modules. Details are available via the council’s Learning & Development website.

Safeguarding Adults Training Standards

The SGSAB Safeguarding Adults Training Standards guidance aims to support organisations plan and deliver safeguarding adults training for their workforce of staff and volunteers so that it is appropriate for their roles.